vt. to punish yourself：使自己吃苦头
They punish themselves by overeating then hate themselves for being overweight.
to punish a horse
to punish the bottle
Such behaviour is unacceptable and will be punished.
I don't believe that George ever had to punish the children.
According to present law, the authorities can only punish smugglers with small fines.
They were punished with jail sentences for drug smuggling.
He was punished for talking in class.
She was punished by death for what she had done.